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Nov 11, 2012 8:30am PST
both chambers. >> schieffer: if upcertainty over making a deal were not enough, washington was rocked by the scandal involving c.i.a. chief david petraeus. we'll get the latest on petraeus and the chances of compromise on the financial argument from republican senator lindsey graham. we'll get insight on the pretty thinking from his top strategist, david axelrod. then we'll go to our all-star panel of analysts. peggy noonan of the ""wall street journal"." david gergen of harvard university. dee dee myers of "vanity fair." and our own john dickerson. election 2012 is in the bookes, but the story is just beginning. and this is "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning, again. on this veteran's day. and we begin with senator graham who is in clemson, south carolina. senator, thank you for coming. you are on the armed services committee, of course, so i want to start out with this out-of-the blue thunderbolt that hit washington friday concerning david petraeus the c.i.a. director. he resigne
CBS
Nov 10, 2012 6:00pm PST
biographer. homeland security correspondent bob orr is standing by in washington tonight. good evening, bob. >> reporter: good evening, jim. well, david petraeus is one of america's most decorated and reveered generals. as head of the c.i.a., he was in charge of the nation's most sensitive operations, but the ridgedly disciplined p/e was hiding his own dark secret. sources say c.i.a. director david petraeus was never the target of an f.b.i. investigation but when his name surfaced in another probe, agents became concerned that petraeus, or his e-mail accounts, may have been compromised. it all began a few months ago when a female acquaintance of the c.i.a. director received a series of harassing e-mails which apparently referenced petraeus. the woman, who sources say is not a government official, notified the f.b.i. federal agents quickly traced those e-mails back to petraeus' biographer, paula broadwell. a further investigation then revealed evidence of an extra marital affair, including numerous cryptic emales between the retired four-star general and broadwell. broadwell spent time with
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 7:30am PST
means people don't have to go to washington, dc to pay their respects to the fallen. that project is expected to be complete in about 10 weeks. ♪ >>> in honor of veterans day, a special tribute this weekend for astronaut neil armstrong aboard the uss hornet. the retired aircraft carrier helped honor the space pioneer by reopening its exhibit of apollo program artifacts in alameda. >>> following the moon landing in 1969, a crew of apollo 11 was quarantined on board the hornet to ensure no one had contracted any alien viruses. >>> well, there's a new reality in sacramento. a democratic supermajority. >> we're going to take a look at the pros and cons of this big power shift. state senator mark leno joins us live in studio, next. >> and the best surfers in the world on standby right now, watching the window for the big mavericks contest. >> well, i hope they bring their wet suit. it's go doing be cold around the bay area today. plenty of sunshine, as we get off to a beautiful start on sunday morning. temperatures today manage only low 60s. we'll have the entire forecast, as we gaze
CBS
Nov 10, 2012 6:30pm PST
that music was dormant but this week the u.s. army band performed the symphony in washington giving the composer his first chance to hear the work he created seven decades ago. >> my name is harold van heuvelen and my age is 93. and i'm a veteran. of world war ii. in 1945, i was stationed in new orleans, louisiana. at the new orleans army air base and i was an instructor and the peace in europe had already been written in the april of that year. so they said we can do anything we want to. i decided to write a symphony. during those 70 years when it sat on the shelf i'd look at it every once in a while and think why isn't this being played? >> my brother and i came upon the bound copy of the symphony. i talked to the senator from michigan where my dad lives, senator levin wrote a letter to the defense department and the next thing we knew we had a letter back from the army secretary saying we would like to perform this symphony. ♪ >> i was kind of worried what i would see and i was so grateful when i opened the score and saw that this was a total piece of music, very sellable. very
CBS
Nov 11, 2012 6:00am PST
of this neighborhood in tacoma washington say they start hearing music. same time, same 24 notes. a lot of people say it's the most poignant melody they've ever heard. >> when you hear the first note, everything in our house comes to a complete halt. people stop and go out. i kind of let it wash over me >> reporter: although the notes have been played before from military funerals to boy scout camp fires, rarely do you hear taps here. coming from a back porch in a suburban neighborhood. >> i'm in another zone when i'm playing. i'm not aware of anything but the fact that i'm playing this and trying to play it as best as i can, did a good job. >> reporter: don briton has been playing trumpet since he was a kid and was even in a band for a while but he's never taken it as seriously as he does now. every morning the 78-year-old retired aerospace worker checks the paper to see when sunset is. every afternoon he practices for his nightly performance. he's been doing this for the past two years, partly to show his appreciation for our military. >> to support our guys that are over there fighting >> reporter
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